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Liberal Studies 301


Contemporary Global Issues and Problems (3 crs)

This course explores the ethical and religious dimensions of several global challenges in contemporary international society: (1) the expanding role of religion as a motivation for violence as well as a force for justice and peace; (2) the increasing deterioration of the global environment; (3) international efforts to protect human rights in countries where there is systematic oppression or genocide; and (4) the chronic gap in wealth between rich and poor nations. 

Prerequisite: Concurrent or prior enrollment in Liberal Studies 209 or department consent. 

 
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